Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - MUE6787
Submission Type: Change
Course Change Information (for course changes only): The approved MUE 6787 has never been offered yet. We are changing this course to meet accreditation need before it is offered.
- Department and Contact Information
Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted 5436 2016-03-30 Department College Budget Account Number Music FA 240200 Contact Person Phone Victor Fung 8139742311 email@example.com
- Course Information
Prefix Number Full Title MUE 6787 Research Data Analysis and Report Writing in Music Education Is the course title variable? N Is a permit required for registration? Y Are the credit hours variable? N Is this course repeatable? If repeatable, how many times? 0 Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option 3 D - Discussion (Primarily) R - Regular Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum) Data Analysis & Report Writing Course Online? Percentage Online O - Online (100% online) 100
This course is designed to guide students through the data collection, analysis, and report writing process in a research project in music education.
A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.
Needed for program/concentration/certificate change
B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?
This course modification is part of a program change proposal to meet accreditation requirements. We expect 5 to 20 students to enroll every time it is offered.
C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?
D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)
Doctoral candidacy or a doctoral degree in music education.
- Other Course Information
1. Guide students through the process of data collection, data analysis, and report writing in a research project.
2. Provide a forum for students to discuss issues and seek appropriate solutions during the data collection, data analysis, and report writing process.
B. Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course, students will have experience:
1. Collecting research data in a music teaching and learning environment.
2. Analyzing at least one set of data, qualitative or quantitative.
3. Writing a research report for a project in music education.
C. Major Topics
1. Issues during research data collection
2. Raw data management
3. Quantitative analysis (descriptive statistics, reliability, probability, and inferential statistics)
4. Coding and analyzing qualitative data
5. Research report writing
1. Saldaña, J. (2016). The coding manual for qualitative researchers, 3rd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications Ltd.
2. Sprinthall, R. C. (2011). Basic statistical analysis, 9th ed. New York: Pearson.
3. Wang, G. T., & Park K. (2011). Student research and report writing: From topic selection to the complete paper. West Sussex, UK: John Wiley & Sons Ltd. [Chapters 8-11, pp. 150-260.]
E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases
F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy
1. Contribution to online discussions (24%)
2. Analysis exercises (32%)
3. Research report presentation (14%)
4. Written research report (30%)
G. Assignments, Exams and Tests
Please see above. There is no exam in this course.
I. Policy on Make-up Work
No make-up work is allowed.
J. Program This Course Supports
M.A. in music education
- Course Concurrence Information
Any program in the social science or education field that needs a course in research analysis and reporting writing.